12 responses to “Nigella papillosa ‘Midnight’”

  1. Annie in Texas

    Utterly stunning!

  2. Mary

    Looking at all these pictures, I am constantly awestruck at the wonders of nature. Aside from the beauty, I am amazed at the intricateness and functionality of the plants. What a wonder to behold.
    Thank you so much for your efforts on this site. Much appreciated….Mary

  3. George L. in Vermont

    Power and grace of an Ibex’ horn
    furled on the face of the blue-petaled morn

  4. Philip Knight

    Sea creature on a flower !!!!!!! Amazing .

  5. Maureen

    wow! what an intense looking flower. Gorgeous photo, Jacki. Thanks, Daniel, as always.

  6. ingrid

    Breathtaking beauty, amazing macro photograph. Thank you so much. Excellent descriptive poetry, George!

  7. Margaret-Rae Davis

    What a pleasure to see today’s photograph. The intense blue is wonderful to see. It truely is beautiful and interesting flower.
    Thank you, Margaret-Rae

  8. Jen Kuiper

    Wow I am so lucky to live next to an amazing gardener AND photographer – what a beautiful flower! You just have that magic touch, Jackie!

  9. Josh Williams

    Nigella seed oil is delicious in salad dressings.

  10. Bayan

    Hi Daniel Mosquin,
    I was “googling” the image of Nigella sativa online and I came acrosse you’r image, and allow me to say WOW! I am amazed by the photograph and i just loved it.
    I would like to get your permission to place your picture in my website (it is for a project that i am doing for my Organismal biology class). I am a student at the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. And if you would like any further information, please let me know.
    Thank yo so much
    Please reply back at:
    shaheen.baya@students.uwlax.edu
    Bayan Shaheen

  11. Daniel Mosquin

    Hi Bayan — not my image. You’ll have to get permission from jacki-dee@Flickr.

  12. Mary Ann, in Toronto

    A marvel! Not sure I would have noticed the twist in the ‘horns’, if not for George’s poem.

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